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Course Overview: Learn DIY Plastering Skills

Our DIY plastering course is perfectly designed to suit your domestic DIY needs, teaching you everything you’ll need to know when carrying out basic plastering jobs in your home.

In addition to equipping you with a range of useful plastering skills, this course also provides an ideal basis from which to develop these skills to a more advanced level (should you later wish to do so).

Here are the main things you’ll learn on our DIY plastering programme:
  • Mixing plastering materials
  • Preparing surfaces for plastering
  • Skimming walls and ceilings
  • Cutting and fixing plasterboard to walls and ceilings
  • Cutting and fixing angle beads around windows and reveals
  • Rendering external walls using sand and cement
  • Taping standard and internal joints
These simple DIY plastering skills will provide you with a strong practical understanding of plastering that you can use around the house. Should you wish to develop this understanding into a new career, you may be interested in our Essential and Professional plastering courses.
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Who is this course for?

The DIY plastering course is an entry-level plastering programme that’s designed to accommodate candidates with no experience whatsoever. Even if you don’t know the first thing about plastering, our specialist teaching staff will help you to learn the ropes and reach the required level of expertise to carry out your own plastering work at home.

What will I get for completing the DIY plastering course?

You will be awarded a certificate that confirms your attendance and completion of the course. You may also choose to sit an optional exam covering everything you’ve learned; while our DIY courses are non-accredited, passing this examination may help you to progress onto more advanced courses should you wish to further your plastering training.

Ready to learn some useful DIY plastering skills with loads of applications around the house? Get in touch now to book your training!
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Successful Students

“Thanks to all at Access Training for my City & Guilds training in plastering and for all their patience and the knowledgeable support they gave me. Since completing the course I have taken on various jobs and I'm enjoying every minute of my new career!”
Vince Currie